Stenocactus lloydii
Stenocactus lloydii
Stenocactus lloydii
Stenocactus lloydii
Stenocactus lloydii
Stenocactus lloydii
Stenocactus lloydii
Stenocactus lloydii
Stenocactus lloydii

Stenocactus lloydii

(This plant comes in a 3.5-inch pot. All our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots.)

Flowers: The blooms are white, pink or purple with a violet to darker purple midvein.

Blooming season: Early spring, and occasionally during the growing season through autumn.

Growth rate: It is a slow growing species.

Watering: During the summer it enjoys average watering, but do not overwater (it rots easily, especially if over wet), allow to dry between watering. Watering should be curtailed during the winter months.

Exposure: They do need a lot of light to develop their typical spination. However, some protection in light shade is recommended during the hottest hours in summer.

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Blooming Season Early spring
Common Name Brittonrosea lloydii
Dormancy Winter
Family Cactaceae
Flower White
Frost Tolerance -5° C or less
Growth Rate Slow
Hardiness Zone 9a
Height 7-20 cm
Origin Mexico
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name Stenocactus Lloydii
Shape globular
Sun Exposure Full sun to light shade

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Nathan K.
United States United States

It's got it all

This is one of my new favorites. Great spination, color, and texture (the body of the cacti has the most excellent ribs shading from lighter to darker green. A definite recommendation!

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Paul B.
United States United States

Most favorite addition so far this year

I highly recommend adding one of these to your collection. Real attention grabber as it draws my focus everything I go to view my plants!


Love the eye-catching blooms. Go for this wonderful plant!


Same as shown on the site! I got it for gifting

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Stenocactus lloydii

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